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New Albany Gazette website now subscription-based

The New Albany Gazette website, newalbanygazette.com, became a subscription-based news and information site Wednesday, Feb. 23. Gazette subscribers will have complete access to all of the news, features and sports currently in the newspaper, plus a number of online-only features such as videos, slideshows and reader interaction features. A digital version of every printed page […]

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Out of the Dark Ages?

When we opened the box that arrived a couple of weeks before Christmas, we found a Sony Blu-ray DVD player inside. It had been purchased over the Internet and the only return address was the electronics company. Who would get us a DVD player? I thought. And why? We only go to a couple of […]

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Cruelty to animals

Legislation that would strengthen the punishment against anyone who harms dogs and cats has cleared a key state House committee.   The bill, which represents a compromise between animal rights groups and groups that include the Mississippi Farm Bureau, was approved by the House Agriculture Committee, which had failed to support protection for dogs and […]

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Revitalized Hawks win North Half Championship

Monday afternoon, Myrtle head coach Jonathan Ashley was on the phone, working on his schedule for next season. This time last year, he did the same thing, planning several tough  opponents in a row to prepare his team for the playoffs. The difficult scheduling paid off this year, as the Hawks had a remarkable turnaround […]

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New Albany Schools will be in session this Saturday

Students, staff and faculty will be required to report to school this Saturday, Feb. 26. School is being held in session as part of the state board of education requirement to make up any school days missed due to the recent snow storms. New Albany’s schools will only be open for 60 percent of its […]

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NA searches for coach replacement

The New Albany School District has begun a search to replace former New Albany High School boys’ soccer coach and 10th grade history teacher Taylor Nichols. Nichols, 25, who pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of touching a child for lustful purposes while occupying a position of trust, submitted his letter of resignation to the […]

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Northeast golf opens 2011 season

Northeast Mississippi Community College golf program finished as the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) state runner-up and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XXIII runner-up in 2010.   A year removed from those accolades, Craig Lauderdale’s six-man platoon found the waters choppy in the MACJC’s first event of the year […]

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Northeast baseball earns first win of season

Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball team picked up its first win of the year as the Tigers knocked off Wallace State (Ala.)-Hanceville in a rare nine-inning affair on Sunday, February 20.   Northeast (1-3) scored its first victory of the 2011 season as sophomore Blake Powelltoed the rubber for eight scoreless innings against the Lions […]

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Northeast softball continues to beat nation’s elite

Northeast Mississippi Community College softball program continues to knock off giants. After knocking off 2010 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II national champion Muskegon (Mich.) Community College in the Lady Tigers season-opening tournament at Northwest-Shoals (Ala.) Community College, Northeast has continued to take down the elite. Northeast handed Div. I opponent and host […]

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Tigers baseball opens season on losing side

Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball team found the opening to the 2011 season unkind to the Tigers. Calhoun (Ala.) Community College captured a pair from the Tigers in Northeast’s season and home openers at Harold T. White Field in Booneville on Tuesday, February 15. Calhoun came away with a 7-6 heartbreaker in the season opener […]

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